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Emtricitabine Information

Emtricitabine Benefits & Uses

Emtricitabine is used to treat the following -

  1. Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  2. एच आई वी- एड्स

Emtricitabine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Emtricitabine


Emtricitabine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Emtricitabine is used -

  1. Infection
  2. Cough
  3. Dizziness
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Rhinitis
  6. Fever
  7. Insomnia
  8. Urticaria
  9. Paresthesia
  10. Pharyngitis

Emtricitabine Related Warnings

Is the use of Emtricitabine safe for pregnant women?

There is no side effect of Emtricitabine for pregnant women.


Is the use of Emtricitabine safe during breastfeeding?

Emtricitabine is completely safe for breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Emtricitabine on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Emtricitabine on kidney have been reported.


What is the effect of Emtricitabine on the Liver?

Emtricitabine may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.


What is the effect of Emtricitabine on the Heart?

You can take Emtricitabine without any fear of damage to heart.


Severe Interaction of Emtricitabine with Other Drugs

Emtricitabine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Emtricitabine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Emtricitabine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Graves' Disease
  4. Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Frequently asked Questions about Emtricitabine

Is this Emtricitabine habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Emtricitabine.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Emtricitabine. So it is best to avoid driving.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but take Emtricitabine only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Emtricitabine cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

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Emtricitabine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Emtricitabine

It is safe to take Emtricitabine with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Emtricitabine

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Emtricitabine as it can have severe side effects.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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